Louis Hudson departed from this life on Dec. 26, 2019, in Los Angeles.

Louis Hudson was born to Thomas and Maggie Hudson on Dec. 4, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., the first of two sons born to Maggie Hudson. Louis grew up in Benton Harbor, and as his mother preceded him in death when he was only 3 years of age, Louis was raised by his grandmother, Aranna Donald, together with his younger brother, Earnest.